Danzig's Role

/ February 17, 2009 at 5:00 AM

Richard Danzig, the former Navy secretary who served as a senior adviser in President Barack Obama's White House campaign, will be the new chairman of the board of directors for the Center for a New American Security, the think tank announced today. Danzig had been a board member.

In his new role, Danzig succeeds William Perry, the former defense secretary who had led the think tank's board. Perry will stay on as a board member.

As you read here earlier today, John Nagl was named the new president of the Center for a New American Security on Feb. 13.

-- Chris Castelli